Shemshak ski resort is located in 57 km northeast of Tehran in the village of Shemshak. It was first opened in 1958 and has 2 chair lifts, 3 button lifts (dish téléskis) and 2 t-bar lifts (hammer téléskis).
Following some changes in its slope and trails in August 1996, Shemshak achieved the ‘International’ title from FIS after Dizin ski resort.
Facilities of Shemshak Ski Resort
The Shemshak ski resort includes 2 hotels and 4 restaurants, and is open to athletes and nature lovers during the winter. The highest and lowest altitudes of this resort is 3050 m and 2550 m, respectively.
The Ski Season at Shemshak Ski Resort
The ski season at Shemshak ski resort is variably between late November and early April. It is also an excellent getaway for leisure and sports during the summer.
The pleasant weather of this area, combined with its proximity to Tehran attracts plenty of domestic and foreign tourists to visit it and spend time there.
Additionally, the ski runs are open after the dark, known as “the night piste”. Yellow projection lights glittering all over the snow creates a spectacular landscape that makes Shemshak the only skiable resort at night in Iran.